WebWrover Alpha

built by Keith Daniel

Target Environment Locomotion Method
Indoors Treads
Sensors / Input Devices Actuators / Output Devices
B/W video camera DC motor
R/C servos
Audio output (beeps)
Control Method Power Source
Radio/Control Battery
CPU Type Operating System
Motorola HC11 None
Programming Lanuage Weight
Assembly N/A
Time to build Cost to build
URL for more information
The Alpha is a test bed for the Beta version, now in development. The chassis will be the same used here, but battery capacity will increase to 12V 5A/hours from 8V 1.4A/hours. The video return modulator is being replaced, and we will be using colour instead of B/W. Audio return is also being added. For better control, a software phase locked loop using motor tach information is being developed.

The goal is to experiment with telepresence on the Web. Early experiments with CU-SeeMe are encouraging, but point out bandwidth problems.

These are a collaboration between myself Keith Daniel VE2KXD (ensign@infobahnos.com) and Donald Dolan VA3DIG (ddolan@inforamp.net).

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